The Goal Standard show

The Goal Standard

Summary: Stories of the grind before the shine, and how you can glow up in your business or career. Host Lené Green is on a journey to find out what it takes by interviewing boss women and men who are successful in their own right. The Goal Standard Podcast highlights the part that you won't see on social media. Guests will share the roadblocks, challenges, and struggles that they went through to get where they are today. Hear how Tonya Rapley went from being in debt to creating a growing personal finance business, how Rachel Hill retired at 27, and how Makaela Richardson created a $2 million subscription business.


 Ep 79. How to go from poverty to over six-figures in net worth before 30 - with Ashley Copeland of Stacks and the City | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:51

This week I had the pleasure of speaking with Ashley Copeland of Stacks and the City! Ashley is an investor who teaches first-generation working professionals how to make money in the stock and real estate industry.  Ashley grew up in a family with her siblings and her single mother. She never saw her parents have much money and always worried about making sure she had savings to help out if a crisis ever struck. Her goal now is to help people make investing work for them in a simple way.

 Ep 78. How Jessa Glover uses her signature framework to coach strategy and sales in a soulful way | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:56

In this week’s episode, we are talking to Jessa Glover, an Intuitive Business Strategist and Coach. Jessa is a 3-time college dropout turned successful entrepreneur, teaching others that it’s okay to go down a different path. Jessa worked her way up the corporate ladder until a corporate layoff led her to start her own business as a virtual assistant.  Jessa pivoted her business after not feeling aligned with her virtual assistant career and decided that coaching was a better fit for her.

 Ep 77. Pauleanna Reid shares her journey of leaving college to pursue her dream of becoming a writer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:22

This week we are chatting with Pauleanna Reid, Celebrity Ghostwriter, mentor, and Senior Contributor for Forbes and The Business Insider. Pauleanna has an amazing story and she uses her story of depression, abuse, suicide attempts, and more to help other women through their tough journeys. Pauleanna not only runs her ghostwriting company, WritersBlok, but she also mentors young women and women in business through her “New Girl On The Block” platform.

 Ep 76. Trap Yoga Bae tells us how she went from med school to finding her purpose | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:11

Whether you’ve heard of Trap Yoga Bae or you haven’t we’re super excited for you because this episode is fire!  Brittany, the CEO of Trap Yoga Bae tells us her unconventional story of finding her purpose through teaching Trap Yoga internationally. 

 Ep 75. How Nicole Lashae learned to balance motherhood and entrepreneurship while working a full-time job | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:05

In this week’s episode I am talking to mompreneur Nicole Lashae about her journey of balancing entrepreneurship, motherhood, and a full-time job. Nicole has a bachelor’s degree in fine art and interior design, however she learned early that the life of an entrepreneur was the only role that fit. 

  Ep 74. How to ignite your influence as a blogger while working a full-time job with Majesty Acheampong | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:05

In this week’s episode I am talking to Majesty Acheampong, an amazing Influencer Marketer. Majesty is an expert in all things influencer marketing.  Majesty started off in Charlotte, NC as a pastor’s kid. Those beginnings gave her the comfortability that she would later need to take the Influencer Marketing industry by storm. She started a blog in 2013 due to the peak of interest in her style and beauty techniques. She knew early that she wanted to help other women look just as beautiful. 

 Ep 73. How Mecca Gamble used her passion for photography to help Black Women build their brands & leave their legacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:17

In this episode, I’m talking to Atlanta photographer Mecca Gamble.  In this episode we talk about: -Her start in journalism school that led to finding her passion as a photographer -How she learned to balance her life and business -Her journey to realizing that she was working in her God given purpose 

 Ep 72. My Journey of Living Abroad & 5 Steps to Help You Do the Same | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:08

Have you thought about leaving everything you know behind and traveling to the other side of the world to live? I have, and I've done it 7 times in 7 different countries! In this episode I am speaking all about my journey of traveling for college and then further for work and lastly for love. I also break down 5 things that you should keep in mind before making that jump for yourself.

 Ep 71. From Fashion College to Advocating for the Black Community in the Travel Industry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:40

In this episode, I am talking to Martinique Lewis, a Digital Disruptor whose immensely in love with all things travel and also creator of "The ABC Travel Greenbook". In this episode we talk about: -Her journey from Oakland, CA to college in North Carolina where she developed her black excellence mindset -How she went from the fashion industry to advocating for the Black Community in the travel industry -& More

 Ep 70. From Law School to the Pursuit of Purpose with Carla George & Shaunte Saphire | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:27

In this episode, we’re talking to both Carla George and Shaunté Saphire. This conversation is all about finding your purpose and what that means to you.  Both Carla and Shaunte grew up in small towns in Bermuda. They both attended law school and realized that there was more to their lives and their potential than their communities had presented to them. This episode walks you through their journeys and how they came across their passion to get to where they are now.

 Ep 69. From Ivy League to digital nomad with Taylor Mills | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:18

What do you do when you’ve gone out and completed college, graduated, and still can’t find your way in the world? That was the experience of our guest Taylor Mills. We talk about: -Comparison to others and how that can affect you in life -How to keep going even when you’re doubting yourself -The journey after college and finding a job in your career field -How the fear of failure can put you in situations that don’t always leave you fulfilled  Listen to the rest of her episode here

 Ep 68. You graduated, now what? How to transition out of Academia with Fatimah Williams of Beyond The Tenure Track | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:54

In this episode, we’re talking to Fatimah Williams of Beyond the Tenure track who shares her journey through academia to becoming a professional development and career coach for academics. Finding her own authentic pathway to a fulfilling career and helping others identify and achieve success on their own lead to the creation of Beyond the Tenure Track.

 Ep 67. WE MATTER - Processing what's happening right now. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:28

We're getting weary, and there's a lot happening right now, so we wanted to take a minute to talk about some of the things that we're feeling within our community.   We aim to provide some solidarity and sister-ship during this time.  In this episode, we share our experiences, share support around what's happening in the US and around the world, as well as providing advice on how we can practice self-care in a situation like this. 

 Ep 66. How to talk to your partner about quitting your job and becoming a full-time entrepreneur - with my Fiance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:00

A lot of us are looking forward to full-time entrepreneurship, and having the ‘talk’ with your partner about your dreams is one of the first steps that we should take.  Having a supportive partner as a creative or a dreamer is super important, and they honestly don’t get enough credit!  That’s why I’m shining a light on their contribution to our success.  We’re talking about what it’s like to be the one with the steady income and having to be the backbone and support for a creative who’s

 Ep 65. How to walk away from a career that isn’t right for you, with 7-figure sales coach Jasmine Green | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:22

What do you do when society has expectations on what your life and career should be, but you don’t feel the same way? - Do what works for you! That’s exactly what Jasmine Green did when she gave up an opportunity to go to Medical School.  She realized it just wasn’t right for her.  Just as quickly as Jasmine made that decision, she had to start over from scratch. Now, Jasmine is working as a successful 7-figure sales coach helping business owners reach multiple six figures.


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